Ryan Leach

Ryan Leach is a frequent contributor to OutSmart magazine. Follow him on Medium at www.medium.com/@ryan_leach.
News

A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing: The Dangerous Rebranding of Discrimination in Texas

The Women’s Privacy Act is actually the 2.0 version of North Carolina’s House Bill 2—the controversial law that, among other…

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Gender Infinity: Fostering Safe Spaces for Transgender People and their Families

The core mission of Gender Infinity is to create gender-affirming spaces for transgender and gender-expansive people and their families, learners,…

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Arts & Entertainment

Let’s Get All-Star-ted with RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars

YAAAAAAAAS KWEEEEEN!

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I Am Transgender and on PrEP: Navigating HIV Prevention as a Trans Man

Lou Weaver decided it was time to get on PrEP, or Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.

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Donald Trump Is Not Your Friend. Neither Is Taylor Swift.

I fear some of my LGBTQ siblings may believe Donald Trump when he says he supports our community. I assure…

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Community News

Nervous Nelly: Being Openly Gay Takes Courage, Even in 2016

I was a little nervous about attending the parade, but I was determined to show my friends and neighbors that…

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Community News

Commentary: I Don’t Believe You, Dan Patrick

When someone walks like a homophobic, evangelical, nut-job duck, and they quack like a homophobic, evangelical, nut-job duck, then it’s…

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Community News

Commentary: Gay Bars, LGBT Culture, and America’s Problem with Both

The surprise twist is that America is largely to blame for the monster we helped create.

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The Paper Anniversary for Marriage Equality

Happy first anniversary, marriage equality! Look, I got you some paper!

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Obergefell and the State of Texas: The Lone Star Struggle with Equal Rights Continues

Navigating the end of a marriage is a complicated thing, especially with a child involved—even more so when the couple…

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